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Bruin Boot Camp


Published Oct 1, 2017 9:00 AM

Photo by Noelle Swan Gilbert.

And you thought it was all fun and games! Every August, the new mascots join the rest of the UCLA Spirit Squad in training for the many public and private events they’ll attend throughout the year. Students performing as Joe and Josie must have enthusiasm, coordination, the stamina to move while wearing a bulky costume, and — most important — the ability to keep their identity a secret!